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Curated research library of TV news clips regarding the NSA, its oversight and privacy issues, 2009-2014

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Primary curation & research: Robin Chin, Internet Archive TV News Researcher; using Internet Archive TV News service.


Heather Childers
co-host, Fox & Friends First
FOXNEWSW 09/23/2013
President Obama’s panel of independent experts reviewing the NSA spy network may not be so independent. A new report says the panel has been working hand in hand with Director of National Intelligence. According to the report they work in DNI offices and interview requests and press statements are all coordinated through the Agency. The panel is even allowed to skirt U.S. laws demanding public access to their meetings.
Heather Childers
co-host, Fox & Friends First
FOXNEWSW 09/26/2013
…declassified documents say that the agency (NSA) tapped the overseas communications of senators Frank Church of Idaho and Howard Baker of Tennessee. This because the White House was worried that antiwar critics were being influenced by hostile foreign powers. It was called operation Minaret. According to the documents, other high-profile Americas, like Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali, were also being watched. NSA documents do not say exactly who authorized the wiretapping.
Heather Childers
Co-Anchor of America's News Headquarters and Co-Host of Fox and Friends
FOXNEWSW 06/20/2014
Childers: A surprise vote late last night to move this country one step closer to banning the N.S.A. from spying on you. The House passed an amendment blocking the agency from searching through your phones, your computers, all of that without warrant. The legislation also bans the N.S.A. and the C.I.A. from forcing manufacturers to install backdoor programs allowing easier access to technology. It now heads to the Senate.
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